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10/3/05

Web Contest Earns Whiteface Students Savings Bonds

The U.S. Army is giving Whiteface Elementary students a head-start on their college savings.

Monday, the army presented a team of 6th graders with $8,000 savings bonds. The team, called The Scienteers, placed first in the nation in the army's E-Cybermission contest. It's a web-based competition where students solve community problems with math, science and technology.

The regional second place team also came from Whiteface Elementary. The army gave each of those students a $3,000 savings bond.

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